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FC PD Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over initiative

The Falls City Police Department participated in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization from August 19 through September

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Jeffs prove too much for Tigers to handle

By Brian McKim The Falls City football team traveled to Fairbury on Friday, hoping to break into the win column.

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Irish rebound with win over Raiders

By Brian McKim After a rough opening week for the Sacred Heart football team, the Irish rebounded with a solid

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Titans move to 2-0

By Brian McKim The HTRS Titans remained perfect for the young season, taking down the Deshler Dragons 71-6 on Friday

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Tiger cross country teams run at Beatrice

Story and photos by Brian McKim On Saturday morning, September 3, the Falls City cross country teams competed at the

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Lady Irish take third at Weeping Water

By Brian McKim The Falls City Sacred Heart Irish placed third on Saturday, September 3, at the Weeping Water Invite.

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Tiger softball goes 1-2 at Auburn Invite

By Brian McKim The Falls City softball team headed to Auburn on Saturday to participate in the Auburn Softball Tournament

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Bridge Work Will Begin on N-8, Near Salem

Weather permitting, a bridge repair project will begin August 1st on N-8, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Garcia-Chicoine Enterprises,

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With the Richardson County jail overcrowded, the need for space is dire

By Nikki McKim Following an informative public discussion this past February, the Richardson County Jail Citizen’s Committee members decided to

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Chase Thompson and Salt Creek ready for the main stage

By Brian McKim; photo submitted Falls City native and 2014 graduate of Falls City High School Chase Thompson has been

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Parental concerns lead to spill over FCPS Board meeting; some Falls City Educators, Region V and The Committee for Children respond

  By Nikki McKim; Brian McKim contributed to this story Concerned parents, grandparents and community members gathered at the most

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Herbster takes Richardson County in Early Election results; Falls City and Humboldt to see city sales tax increase

In early voting results: Charles Herbster took Richardson County’s race for Governor with 814 votes; Brett Lindstrom, 302; Jim Pillen,

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Richardson County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 5/2/22-5/8/22

– Diangel Aldana, 23, of Nebraska City, NE was arrested by Richardson County Deputies on 05-02-2022 on a Richardson County

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Falls City Booster Club hosts Athletic Awards Night

On Sunday, May 1, 2022, the Falls City Tiger Booster Club hosted the annual Athletic Awards Night at Prichard Auditorium.

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Journal earns all time best nine Nebraska Press Association awards

Nine Falls City Journal entries from publications between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021, earned awards at the annual

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Richardson County Sheriff’s Office Arrests 4/25/22-5/1/22

Michael Potter, 44 of Reserve, KS was arrested on 4/25/22 on a Richardson County warrant for failing to appear for

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Falls City’s Michelle Keithley releases statement on Charles Herbster

STATEMENT FROM MICHELLE KEITHLEY Charles W. Herbster’s Executive Assistant comes forward to tell her side of the story about the

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Humboldt citizens hear reasons why 1.5% sales tax increase is needed

  By Nikki McKim; photos by Chelsie Alexander Humboldt Mayor Bob Mendenhall and Larry Stauffer and Jan Wilhelm of the

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FC City Council looks to discuss and take action on the appointment of Anthony Nussbaum as City Administrator

During the next City Council meeting, the council looks to discuss and take action on the appointment of Anthony Nussbaum

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Cluskey resigns as City Administrator

Kevin Cluskey resigned from his position of City Administrator effective immediately. The news was confirmed by Mayor Bindle Thursday afternoon.

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Lady Irish cruise into semifinals

By Brian McKim The top-seeded Sacred Heart Irish made their way to the NSAA state semifinals, downing the Wynot Blue

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Commissioners to hold Public meeting to receive public comments regarding the granting of ARPA Funds to local organizations

The Richardson County Board of Commissioners will hold an open and public hearing on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 10:00

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Local 2022 Primary/General Election Candidates

The deadline has passed and the list of candidates who have filed for election for the 2022 Primary/General Election to

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Citizens Committee meets to discuss possible jail expansion – Committee plans to meet again on Feb. 16th, Public encouraged to attend

By Nikki McKim Following a 2 ½ hour session last Wednesday evening in the District Courtroom, the Richardson County Jail

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“I’m excited about the Department we have, what the future holds” Sheriff Rick Hardesty talks about his time in office and the need for a jail addition

Story by Nikki McKim; photo by Chelsie Alexander. (This interview with Sheriff Hardesty was conducted before the passing of Sgt.

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